Saturday, June 19
Shadow

Tag: George R. R. Martin

May "The Seven" Have Mercy!  It's Christmas!

May "The Seven" Have Mercy! It's Christmas!

Advent, Christianity, Christmas, conservatism, Consitution, critical judgment, culture, Enlightenment, Fire And Ice, First Amendment, Game Of Thrones, humor, Ideology, Religion, Religious War, secularism, separation of Church and State, Spirituality, Tolerance, war
Does anyone besides me miss Sean Bean in Game of Thrones? What I miss most is his … well … his gravitas as Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell, especially when, often in the midst of a festive occasion while everyone else is busy cracking jokes and seducing one another’s spouses and drinking and seducing one another’s sisters and carousing and seducing one another’s brothers and feasting and seducing one another’s second-cousins-four-times-removed and slaying knights and seducing one another’s grand-nieces, etc., all in hi-def video and full-frontal nudity – no money to be made selling erectile-dysfunction meds or estrogen replacement therapy in Westeros! – Lord Stark, apparently immune to the libidinous revels going on around him, would gaze off into the distance with his austere, steely thou...